Man Struck, Killed by Pickup Truck in Hit-and-Run

Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a man in Wilmington.

Police say a 57-year-old man left a home on the 1700 block of W. 2nd Street around 1:30 a.m. on Saturday and then fell into the roadway.

A vehicle traveling westbound then struck the victim as he was on the ground, according to investigators. Police say the vehicle then continued westbound without stopping.

The victim was taken to Christiana Hospital where he was pronounced dead. His name is being withheld pending notification of family.

Police describe the hit-and-run vehicle as a red pickup truck with a horizontal stripe. If you have any information on the whereabouts of the driver, please call Wilmington Police.

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